Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Believe Everything Happens For a Reason

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46,911 People

    You find the best people

    when you stop trying so hard to find the perfect ones. :)
    chris1225 chris1225 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 15, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 6 Responses Mar 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    "I was told once that

    when we are given a lesson and we do not learn from the first experience, we continually get the same lesson given to us, and each time we need to face it, it grows, it gets bigger and bigger, we get hurt more and more, until the day comes and we realize what we are doing we...
    Create63 Create63 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ok tell me if this sounds like a coincidence me

    and my ex dated for 4 years been broken up for a 1 we stayed in contact both hoping to get back together unfortunately I couldn't get rid of my rebound so he is now in a relationship I am now single but he is now in a relationship and appears to be happy, at work I prayed and...
    LoveSation LoveSation 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My God My Broken Heart

    I walk in the room to see my baby girl for the first time.... She lays there so helpless, tubes down her throat and in her nose.  IV's are attached everywhere.I start to cry as the tears roll down my cheeks.   All I can think to do is sing to her as I did every day when she...
    Cheer2 Cheer2 36-40, F 50 Responses Jun 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    People come into your life

    for a reason,a season or a lifetime. When u know which one it is,you will know what to do for that person. When someone is in your life for a REASON it is usually to meet a need you have expressed...
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 25, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I joined EP in the winter to figure out some

    serious problems in my marriage. After much agonizing, I made the decision to divorce my husband of 11 years. The whole experience has been painful and stressful but the uncertainty of what happens next was probably the scariest part for me. I wasn't sure how I was going to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Unwanted moments or events have their own

    purposes in our lives. It was that which introduced us to certain parts of ourselves, which were hidden thus far, that would otherwise never get enlightened nor healed were it not for the challenges and difficulties that first helped us to reveal them and which also helped us to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When Sum One Hates You

    for no reason.................Give them a reason :P :D _!_
    jyjyb jyjyb 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    We all have a purpose.

    The trick is discovering and harvesting it.
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Renee Yvonne. When I was 14 I got pregnant.

    My parents lawyer drew up adoption papers before the baby was born because I was s "minor". I don't know if it was a boy or girl. When I was 18 I met a Navy Pilot when we lived in Chicago. We got married when I was 19 and I was 2 months pregnant. We wanted to have 5 children...
    ReneeYvonne72 ReneeYvonne72 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ICash ICash 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    If u call. A girl pretty she well forget in a

    hour. Call a girl. UGLY. She'll remember her entire life
    CookiePandas CookiePandas 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    He has been there for me

    since day one, even when I told him about all of the drama I was dealing with. he told me he wanted to help make me a better person... I have never had a friend be there for me as much as he has been and I am glad that I met him.. I am not sure why he decided to show up in my...
    tyeshamari tyeshamari 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have a few friends making the same mistake

    over and over again with men. They lose themselves in a relationship. I've tried to explain. I've been there but have learned the signs. Jealous? You're doing something wrong. Need a companion 24/7, you lack confidence. There's many things I've noted. I've been there, like I...
    MissCalculated MissCalculated 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Everything happens for a reason

    and that's the reason I beleive in God so much. Three years ago, I was in such a miserable state. I was studying in the 11th std, and used to go to school more for the mid day meal than studies. Three meals a day was difficult. I stayed with my brother and family and everyday we...
    Mira97 Mira97 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I think I fixed your marriage It was broken .

    .. You had been tossed aside for over a year ... When we had our first date When you said wow As you walked up my steps You were so relieved that you were taller than me until I put on my heels I thought you were such a gentlemen to open the care door for me. We had such a...
    momacods momacods 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I don't believe everything happens

    for a reason however, I believe that we grow and learn from our hardships and tragedies in order to make better choices for ourselves and to live a life that is worth living.
    Aimee3 Aimee3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm letting go of my past to embrace my future.

    Keeping my load light and my heart full of love.
    BookDiva BookDiva 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Have you ever just sat down

    and thought..... Damn I've been through a lot of **** in my life so far.....
    CindersAndSmokes CindersAndSmokes 26-30, M 10 Responses Apr 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's been a couple of years

    since i started believing this. I had so many experience dealing this kind of situation. When things got blurred i always said everything happens for a reason. But it brought me 2 ways. The good thing about it was positivity yet as years gone by i made it as an excuse...
    Pisces1991 Pisces1991 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I truly do. Everything is a part of

    who you are. Even people coming into your life or crossing paths. There can even be those rare people you meet and have an instant connection and very deep bond and feelings for very quickly. One person can alter and change your life for the better.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I strongly do, be it good

    or bad. The people that come into your life, the experiences (good and bad), they all happen for a reason. For example, my father was an alcoholic when I was a child and that was not a good experience but it made me realise that I shouldn't drink alcohol as addiction runs in...
    TheOtherOne17 TheOtherOne17 16-17, M 5 Responses Jun 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Finally went for dinner with three great

    friends I met in uni about 5-6 years ago. It was great to catch up. On our way to have after-dinner coffees, I bumped into another friend from uni. We talked for awhile to reminisce the old days. It's weird 'cause we weren't that close back then. So that was good. While having...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I do believe everything happens

    for a reason. My dad died when I was about 5 or 6 and I only have one memory of being with him. But I'm thankful because I at least remember him. I know that it's hard for my mom to raise 5 kids and she'll give her last penny to make us...
    searching4him searching4him 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yes, I truly believe this!

    I know that even the really difficult things must have a purpose, even if we might ever know what it is, we are always being tested in one way or another ... Our job is to remain faithful & keep pushing through the muck ...
    Plaincountrygirl Plaincountrygirl 36-40, F 11 Responses Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    During my freshman year in hs,

    I applied to the Rotary Club student exchange program. I had applied because I wanted soooo badly to go overseas and visit places I have never been. There is something exciting about being in a place you never imagined, but only dreamed of being in. Finally they had to make a...
    sarahsmiles7 sarahsmiles7 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It wasn't a waste of time

    if you learned something 👌
    recklesssxo recklesssxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    but does the reason lead to more pain &

    struggle...... or does it serve a better purpose to show that every relationship is fragile & if not kept safe and sound will shatter into oblivion
    mechanicman96 mechanicman96 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's Friday and I'm at work!

    Maybe destiny is keeping me safe..... or is it?
    dodgergirl1 dodgergirl1 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    hi guys. yes I believe everything happens

    for a reason, but I can't figure out why this happened. Yes,this is really embarrassing. It happened with my mom. we were both at the park,and my mom wanted to sign up for this sport game thing. But here comes trouble- the lady that hated my moms guts was the host. I think my...
    lilygaga lilygaga 41-45, T 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Everything happens for some reason.

    I just wish I knew why. I wish I knew why my dad drank most of my childhood, why I never had any true friends, why I was bullied, why I became anorexic, why I'm depressed, why my brother is autistic, why he has so many melt downs, why my sister's having so much trouble, why I...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A friend once told me,

    "people come into our life for a reason, a season or a lifetime."
    ObserverOfLife ObserverOfLife 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Knowing you can live without someone

    but not wanting to is the ultimate dilemma. Do you stay still due to a sense of safety, real or imagined? Do you leave, closing the door to a past that helped define you up until now? Change is something that is coveted by many but feared by everyone at the same time. How do...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 20 Responses May 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    We don't meet people by accident.

    They are meant to cross our path for a reason...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    countrybeautiful countrybeautiful 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This morning I was asked to fix my families

    favorite breakfast, my buttermilk pancakes. As I was preparing all of the ingredients something occurred to me. I had all of the ingredients all separated and measured out. I thought how I would not eat or drink anyone of them individually, especially the buttermilk...yuck...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 12 Responses May 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Like the time my KFC meal's price got raised by

    $1. Now i gotta work for it. I now love it so much more
    halfsuperbat halfsuperbat 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sometimes, you can't know what you have lost

    until something else is taken away from you
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I believe that things happen at the will of our

    own being. God is not influencing us directly, we have free will, but rather it is ourselves whom cast events into play. Each person and individual's own thoughts, words, and actions give a physical effect on our enviroment. And God, he is at our core, so it's by our own accord...
    jaider01 jaider01 18-21, M Jun 15

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Respectfully, I don't believe everything happens

    for a reason. I don't believe in coincidences, but neither do I believe that everything happens for a reason. I DO believe in synchronicity--which allows us the free will to choose--always--in everything, and those choices attract synchronous energy. For example, believing...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When reflecting over my life the saying "I

    Believe Everything Happens for a Reason'" is like putting a puzzle together; piece by piece over decades. I wonder when the puzzle is complete, will it all make sense?
    ANELEGANTLADY ANELEGANTLADY 46-50, F 4 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ride On A Train.

    Today is like every other day. I board the train quickly-can't be late. I choose a seat near the back. Few sit there. The light is broken, but that's fine. I don't need a light today. Alone I sit, lost in my thoughts, swirling, swirling. ..A slight noise startles me back to...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 16 Responses Apr 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I wonder what reason

    for falling in love with the wrong person?
    beautifulbutsoulless beautifulbutsoulless 51-55, F 13 Responses Jan 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Thinking about what has happened in d past few

    days.. I'm thankful that I got to experience that negative side of people.. Now all iv gotta do is.. See Wat to learn from this Experience.. N Walk from then Even Stronger than Ever Before.
    Mittsie Mittsie 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel